coondoggie writes: IBM's Watson has parleyed its overwhelming victory in this week's "Jeopardy!" challenge into a job developing smart applications for the health care industry. IBM said it will team Watson's Deep Question Answering, Natural Language Processing, and Machine Learning capabilities with Nuance Communications' speech recognition and Clinical Language Understanding package to diagnose and offer treatment plans for patients that will let hospitals, physicians and payers access critical and timely information.
"Card readers? We don't need no stinking card readers."
-- Peter da Silva (at the National Academy of Sciencies, 1965, in a
particularly vivid fantasy)